Cerebral Hemoconcentration Following Blood Flow Reduction in the Gerbil
In minute vessels, the average speed of red blood cells (RBC) is greater than that of plasma. This velocity difference leads to reduction in hematocrit (Ht) of minute vessels (Fahraeus effect), and for this reason, the Ht measured in organs is generally lower than large-vessel Ht .
KeywordsMean Arterial Blood Pressure Cerebral Blood Volume Cereb Blood Flow Carotid Artery Occlusion Cerebral Blood Flow Reduction
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